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World Vision has the privilege to partner with communities in 18 countries in the Asia and Pacific region: Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, North Korea, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor Leste, Vanuatu, and Vietnam.

World Vision also has fundraising (Support) offices located in: Australia, Hong Kong, India, Japan, New Zealand, Malaysia, South Korea, Singapore and Taiwan. To pursue career and internship opportunities with one of our fundraising (Support) offices in the Asia and Pacific region, visit: World Vision Fundraising / Support Offices

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Manager Administration, Logistics and Corporate Security

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and currently works through 35 development and relief programmes in 20 Districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for forty years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are currently looking for dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.

Position – Manager Administration, Logistics and Corporate Security

Locations – National Office

Job Profile

The purpose of the position is to provide strategic leadership & management of Administration, Logistics and Corporate Security functions in World Vision Lanka under the department of Corporate Solutions in line with ministry standards. This includes ensuring the adoption of Administrative, Logistics and Corporate Security policies and procedures in compliance with generally accepted international standards and WV Partnership policies, guidelines and standards.

Major Responsibilities

Administration

  • Carryout effective Asset Management.

  • Manage all office premises of WVL across the country.

  • Management of adequate and quality office supplies and inventories

  • Act as the main WVL focal point for all civil and administration requirements, liaising with both international and local entities.

  • Allocate routine work to the admin coordinators and review same.

Logistics

  • Management and maintenance of the overall WVL vehicle fleet in an efficient and effective manner to achieve the key deliverables.

  • Implement alternative solutions for the enhancement of safety and cost effectiveness

  • Ensure effective negotiations and vendor management

  • Management and maintenance of logistics and warehouse requirements of WVL.

Corporate Security

  • Provide technical advice and support to line management/senior management on security and crisis management issues and their likely impact on World Vision operations.

  • Ensure visitor security management is done as per security policy requirements.

  • Develop and implement capacity building plan for security management based on security risk assessment.

  • Identify and develop strategic security networks to share information on security issues affecting humanitarian operations in country

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • A degree/ MSc in business administration from a reputed university or equivalent

  • Should possess proven Knowledge & skills in Corporate Security.

  • A good network of contacts in academia, government or humanitarian security fields

  • 5 years of work experience in similar capacity.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

  • Government policies and procedures related to vehicle usage, warehouse management services and administration

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Creative and innovative thinking

  • Understanding and practice of preparedness and planning concepts

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time.

  • Role will require successful completion of Hostile Environment Awareness Training provided by employer

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line application with your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Closing Date: 20th November 2019

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

Finance Assistant

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position will be responsible for performing bank reconciliation and cost allocation data processing, review and analysis. By using data consolidation and reconciliation tools such as SunSystems Bank Reconciliation Manager module, and Cost Allocation PMQA Tools, this position will perform tasks on behalf of the National Offices as part of FRSC’s centralization support for the field.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reconcile bank accounts on behalf of national offices using the automated procedures of the Sun6 Bank Reconciliation Manager utility. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Directly accessing national offices’ bank statements (thru bank’s online facility) and cash ledger in Sun6.

  • Loading all required data in Sun6 and managing the reconciliation of accounts using Bank Recon Manager Facility.

  • Extracting all reconciling items in Sun6 using PMQA template.

  • Analyzing and monitoring bank reconciling items. This includes close engagement with NOs (and or region) to clear these items.

  • Assisting the NOs on the accounting entries needed to clear bank reconciling items.

  • Posting of final bank reconciliation reports in the FFR database and communicating with NOs.

Identify, raise/flag, follow-up and clear differences on the bank account balance and the office’s financial records as part of internal control:

  • Prepare and review the Cost Allocation PMQA tools design template on the 1st week of each month.

  • Run the Cost Allocation (CAL) review and reconciliation tool and ensure that the control figures are consistent accurate.

  • Perform Ledger Import and Ledger Import Validation.

  • Run LEH Validation Tool before final posting.

  • Run the Cost Allocation Reconciliation Template when necessary.

  • Prepare issue logs for all issues encountered during the CAL run period.

Test and analyze National Office bank accounts and SunSystem financial data to prepare an office to ‘go-live’ on the FRSC BR Centralization.

Assist the National Office and the lead in implementing Cost Allocation Centralization for each office.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Accounting or Finance.

  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office particularly Microsoft Excel.

  • Knowledgeable in preparing Bank Reconciliation Reports.

  • Keen to details, willing to learn and do routine tasks, willing to extend long hours, as needed.

  • 1-2 years of experience in Accounting and Finance.

  • At least 1 year experience doing bank reconciliation or working on financial accounting.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • General knowledge of Financial reporting.

  • Ability to extract data, retrieve and analyze financial information.

  • Possess advance learning of Microsoft Excel.

  • Ability to work in fast paced team environment & strong analytical / problem solving capabilities.

WVV AP Sponsorship Facilitator - Ngo Quyen AP (Temparory)

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

WVV’s Area Programs (AP) focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. APs are mainly funded by sponsorship funds, and are a phased approach to development, involving clear and consistent assessment, design, implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation and reflection phases. Each AP is tailored to the needs of a specific community in alignment with WVV’s strategic priorities. WVV works closely with district and commune local authorities and local partners to implement program activities. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis.

World Vision Child sponsorship enhances the quality of World Vision’s transformation development and public awareness ministries by providing sponsors, children, and their families and communities with a service that allows sharing of other resources, hopes and experiences in a way that it can transform both. Child sponsorship provides the majority of resources for transformational development. Therefore, Child sponsorship is a required core competency of World Vision.

Reflecting Christ’s love for children, World Vision Child sponsorship creates a special relationship between children, their families and communities, and sponsors that contribute to the transformation of all toward the wholeness of life with dignity, justice, peace and hope.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position provides technical support for the implementation of Sponsorship operations within the Area Program. The position supports AP manager in ensuring the focus on children’s well-being and the transformation of registered children, their families and communities and sponsors through collaborating with Development Facilitators and local sponsorship volunteers network, partners in planning and implementing sponsorship activities in the designated AP working area.

The position assists AP manager to ensure Sponsorship operations are well integrated within the AP assuring the accurate and timely processing of correspondences and monitoring of well-being for all Registered Children. The sponsorship facilitator participates in sponsorship education processes and contributes as needed, providing technical input on sponsorship messaging and related aspects of community engagement and capacity building efforts of partners and community groups.

The Sponsorship facilitator will also provide coordination and support to ensure Child Monitoring Standards are met, sponsor communications activities are designed in such way to contribute to child participation and voice.

The position is also responsible for the coordination of design, development of communication materials, quality assurance and administration; information management, exception reports, follow-up and reports.

ROLE DIMENSION/DESCRIPTION

SPONSORSHIP SERVICE OPERATIONS

  • Ensures sponsor communication activities (Sponsor’s Letter, Christmas Card, Child’s Annual Progress Report, Gift Notifications…) are designed in engaging and meaningful way so as to contribute to life skills and development assets of children.

  • Manages queries including record management, assignment, quality assurance and follow-up are timely responded.

  • Ensures child data and other sponsorship documents (both electronic and hard copies) and relevant back-up copies are maintained systematically in a secure place.

SPONSORSHIP PROGRAMMING AND CHILD MONITORING

  • Makes sure RC and their families are intentionally included in the AP’s programming interventions as part of transformational development.

  • Ensures budgeted number of RC which is agreed with the support office is maintained through timely processing of new growth, replacement and reactivation.

  • Reinforces RC selection criteria which embrace MVC targeting by recruit new growth/replacement in consideration from AP’s MVC list.

  • Ensures RC record (includes information and digital images/clips) are updated and maintained with completeness, accuracy, timeliness and validity.

  • Provides sufficient coordination and support to enable DFs facilitate Child Monitoring integrated within project activity plan as a part of community led child protection and care.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND SPONSORSHIP EDUCATION

  • For new AP: Assist AP manager to establish community volunteer network at the target communes with close collaboration between schools (school volunteer network) and community settings (hamlet facilitator network) at village and commune levels;

  • In cooperation with DFs, the sponsorship communication messages and materials (adapted with local context as possible) are distributed to all RC’s parents and non-RC’s parents;

  • In collaboration with other the DFs, the sponsorship network and National Communicator(s), documenting stories about RC and their families and significant changes in their life, achievements, best practices and learning experiences are compiled for WV publications and shared within the Partnership.

  • In collaboration with the Sponsorship Cluster Officer in NO, partnership new initiatives are contextualized and implemented appropriately.

  • Participates in sponsorship education processes and contributes as needed.

  • Provides technical input on sponsorship aspects of community engagement.

  • Participates in community engagement and capacity building efforts of partners and community groups.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

(The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.)

Knowledge & Skills

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes;

  • Strong understand of community-led development work

  • Demonstrated training and facilitation skills, including catalysing, connecting and building the capacity of community groups

  • Good time management and organizational skills;

  • Good interpersonal and communications skills;

  • Fair English, especially email/letters writing skills;

- Good computer skills in Word, Excel, Powerpoint and email;

Experience

  • Experience in community development or with NGO.

- Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

Core Capabilities:

Achieving Capabilities:

Achieving quality results and service

Practicing accountability and integrity

Communicating information effectively

Self-Managing Capabilities:

Demonstrating Christ-centre life and work

Learning for growth and development

Maintaining work/life balance and effectiveness

Thinking Capabilities:

Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly

Understanding the Humanitarian Industry

Understanding World Vision’s mission and operations

Practicing innovation and creativity

Relational Capabilities:

Building collaborative relationships

Practicing gender and cultural diversity

Influencing individuals and groups

Accountant III

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Responsible for the more complex activities associated with maintaining ledger accounts and for developing financial statements and reports. Performs a wide variety of complex accounting functions including establishing accounting records, maintaining general accounting system, audit research and schedules, complete annual report or project as needed and recommending modifications based on new regulations or policies.

Help carry out our Christian organization’s mission, vision, and strategies. Personify the ministry of World Vision by witnessing to Christ and ministering to others through life, deed, word and sign.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish and maintain accounting records with appropriate supporting material.

  • Prepare and correct entries for general ledger reporting.

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and yearly accruals.

  • Ascertain whether company assets are properly accounted for and safeguarded from loss.

  • Reconcile more complex or difficult accounts that require in-depth analysis and research, including bank statements and inter-company general ledger accounts.

  • Periodically review internal controls.

  • Prepare and provide appropriate accounting information and reports.

  • Produce and analyze financial statements, reviewing for completeness and alignment with contracts, guidelines and/or policies and make adjustments.

  • Prepare information that feeds into information for tax forms and reports.

  • Prepare audit schedules and help in audit research.

  • Coordinate problem resolution and provide technical guidance/training to other finance staff and customers as necessary.

  • Research and recommend new systems and procedures to handle new areas where no procedures exist, and handle special accounting programs.

  • Remain current and increase knowledge in related areas utilizing self-study and/or continuing education efforts.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field.

  • Has sufficient knowledge and experience in finance and accounting especially complex bank reconciliation, general ledger, financial statements and government reports.

  • Demonstrates expertise in computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office Suite, Lotus Notes, intranet and Internet, and various software applications and databases used in work efforts, especially Microsoft Excel.

  • A minimum of 5 years of private/corporate accounting or 2-3 years of work experience where 1 year is in public accounting.

  • Demonstrates above average English communication skills (written and oral).

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Demonstrates and maintains a current working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), as determined by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), knowledge of nonprofit accounting, gift-in-kind accounting, auditing standards, financial reporting and cash management.

  • Certified Public Accountant preferred.

  • At least 1 year of work experience in a non-profit or development organization is preferred.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 5% of the time.

WVV AP Sponsorship Facilitator - Yen Thuy, Hoa Binh

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, World Vision’s (WV) work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 19,000,000 (FY17) with funding from 16 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and Private Non Sponsorship (PNS)/Grants (30%). World Vision International-Vietnam employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In 2018, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh, Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Hung Yên, Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam, Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s APs focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

World Vision Child sponsorship enhances the quality of World Vision’s transformation development and public awareness ministries by providing sponsors, children, and their families and communities with a service that allows sharing of other resources, hopes and experiences in a way that it can transform both. Child sponsorship provides the majority of resources for transformational development. Therefore, Child sponsorship is a required core competency of World Vision.

Reflecting Christ’s love for children, World Vision Child sponsorship creates a special relationship between children, their families and communities, and sponsors that contribute to the transformation of all toward the wholeness of life with dignity, justice, peace and hope.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The position supports AP manager in ensuring the focus on children’s well-being and the transformation of registered children, their families and communities and sponsors through collaborating with Development Facilitators and local sponsorship volunteers network, partners in planning and implementing sponsorship activities in the designated AP working area.

The position assists AP manager to ensure Sponsorship operations and initiatives (Sponsorship 2.0, Transformed Field Environment – TFE/ Sponsorship Single User Interface – SSUI) are well integrated and deployed within TP projects of the AP, provides technical support to DFs to ensure appropriate RC targeting which is aligned with WV’s Sponsorship minimum Programming standards.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSIONS

  1. Sponsorship service operations

    - Ensures sponsor communication activities (Sponsor’s Letter, Christmas Card, Child’s Annual Progress Report, Gift Notifications…) are designed in engaging and meaningful way so as to contribute to life skills and development assets of children.

    - Manages queries including record management, assignment, quality assurance and follow-up are timely responded.

    - Ensures child data and other sponsorship documents (both electronic and hard copies) and relevant back-up copies are maintained systematically in a secure place.

  2. Sponsorship programming and child monitoring

    - Makes sure RC and their families are intentionally included in the AP’s programming interventions as part of transformational development.

    - Ensures budgeted number of RC which is agreed with the support office is maintained through timely processing of new growth, replacement and reactivation.

    - Reinforces RC selection criteria which embrace MVC targeting by recruit new growth/replacement in consideration from AP’s MVC list.

    - Ensures RC record (includes information and digital images/clips) are updated and maintained with completeness, accuracy, timeliness and validity.

    - Provides sufficient coordination and support to enable DFs facilitate Child Monitoring integrated within project activity plan as a part of community led child protection and care.

  3. Community engagement and sponsorship education

- For new AP: Assist AP manager to establish community volunteer network at the target communes with close collaboration between schools (school volunteer network) and community settings (hamlet facilitator network) at village and commune levels;

- In cooperation with DFs, the sponsorship communication messages and materials (adapted with local context as possible) are distributed to all RC’s parents and non-RC’s parents;

- In collaboration with other the DFs, the sponsorship network and National Communicator(s), documenting stories about RC and their families and significant changes in their life, achievements, best practices and learning experiences are compiled for WV publications and shared within the Partnership.

- In collaboration with the Sponsorship Cluster Officer in NO, partnership new initiatives are contextualized and implemented appropriately.

- Participates in sponsorship education processes and contributes as needed.

- Provides technical input on sponsorship aspects of community engagement.

- Participates in community engagement and capacity building efforts of partners and community groups.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

(The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.)

Education

- Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

Knowledge & Skills

- Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes;

- Strong understand of community-led development work

- Demonstrated training and facilitation skills, including catalysing, connecting and building the capacity of community groups

- Good time management and organizational skills;

- Good interpersonal and communications skills;

- Fair English, especially email/letters writing skills;

- Good computer skills in Word, Excel, Powerpoint and email;

Experience

- Experience in community development or with NGO.

- Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department - World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.114)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

Grants and Operaations Manager

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide overall management of the implementation of WVL Technical Programs, Grants (< 1 Million USD annual budget) and PNS funded projects, ensuring all projects comply with Partnership standards. Establish excellent operations planning and guidelines, and provide strategic management advice and assistance on all aspects of operation decisions making. Contribute to new project design and proposal development, ensuring new project designs cover all implementation requirements.

Key responsibilities of this position are:

  • To provide management, support and coordination to all projects/programs in WVL to ensure efficient and effective implementation and technical supports to programs so as to meet the goals and objectives of World Vision and community partners, in alignment with the National Strategy.

  • To develop and lead a team of competent operations staff, with strong commitment, and excellent professional and team leadership skills to manage projects/programs funded by various Support offices, and Donors of WV Laos.

  • To support the Country Program Director (CPD) in ensuring that the standards of representation, design quality, implementation, grants & field operations management, monitoring and reporting, are such that World Vision Laos is seen as a partner of choice for Support Offices and Donor Agencies in chosen sectors of intervention.

Major Responsibilities of Job:

1. Grants & Operations Management

  1. Provide management and support to Program and Field Teams in the development of project designs, situation analysis, baselines, design framework, concept paper and proposal writing, multi-year and annual planning, monitoring and evaluation, and budgeting, ensuring a clear focus on MVC and alignment with WVI Lao PDR Strategy.

  2. Work together with Program Quality Department (PDQ) to develop funding diversification strategy and support proactive resource acquisition to ensure program commitments are fulfilled. Support provision of basic information from field staff to acquisition team during proposal development.

  3. Support all programs/grants to have legal operation (MOU) with Government of Laos, and meet Government reporting requirements and are processed timely in order not to delay project implementation.

  4. Ensure all projects have sound execution plans from start-up until closure, and adequate resources to deliver the expected outcomes as agreed in the project proposal and in accordance to donors and WVLs guidelines / policies

  5. Coordinate grant/operations start-up with the SO, NO, partners, and other key stakeholders. Ensure all grant/operations staffs are equipped with Grant/Operations Minimum Standards and related policies before implementing the project

  6. Conduct appropriate and useful field visits to monitor and assist grant/program implementation, ensuring coordination and communication with the CPD. Support SO/donor visits with aim of building donor confidence in WVI Lao PDR

  7. Ensure that Grant/programs are tracked against detailed implementation plans, budget expenditure and are in compliance with WVL and donor requirements/standards, ensure any alteration has documented donors approval.

  8. Monitor budgets and ensure that burn rates are aligned with the quality program implementation. Ensure reporting for all Grant and PNS are align with donors/SO requirements and are submitted on time, and ensure timely follow-up on Audit recommendations.

  9. Support CPD in representing WVL on operations related matters to key stakeholders and the Government of Lao

II. Program Quality & Integration

  1. Develop mutually supportive relationships with other departments and staff in WVL and actively work with them in order to facilitate effective management, administration and good teamwork culture. Ensure strong effective collaboration between the programs, PQD and DME.

  2. Support and manage innovations and new initiatives to improve program quality and impact; enable organizational learning and reflection

  3. Ensure effective implementation of all programming models and designs working closely with Program Quality department to ensure WVL is aligned to WV partnership standards in line with our promise 2030.

  4. Ensure that Grant and PNS, are well integrated with APs program to maximize the impact to community and children especially to the MVC.

  5. Spend at least 25% at the field to visit field Program and Project offices, communities and target villages for the purposes of: regular interaction with children, women and men within families and communities that are the primary stakeholders of WV’s transformational development ministry.

  6. Maintain a good understanding of poverty and development in Lao; strengthen Operations team to seek emerging successes, learning of best practices and building relationships to reinforce WV’s vision, mission, and core values.

III. Team building & Human Resources Development

  1. Support cooperation, team spirit and a supportive, learning environment in Operations and within WVL in general. Encourage full and appropriate expression of WV’s identity. Participate in and lead in WV events related to this.

  2. Build capacity of the direct report staff, Project Managers and TP Managers through on-the-job coaching, honest and timely feedback, field monitoring, and identification of learning/training needs and opportunities

  3. Facilitate a supportive environment for the capacity development of staff, the internalization of WV’s Vision, Mission, and Core Values. Ensure your direct report staff, are equipped to coach their team members in honest, respectful and timely manner.

  4. In coordination with Finance department, ensure TP and Project Managers have basic financial literacy relevant to their scope of work.

  5. In coordination with PQD team, build Operations team capacity in monitoring and report writing

  6. In coordination with People and Culture department, develop workforce plan to ensure the Operations department has the right number of staff and skill to meet the operation demands

IV. External Representation and Relations

  1. Support the Country Program Director in representing WV to donors/support office representative, line ministries and partner organizations thru active engagement with key stakeholders, including policy makers, government ministries, NGOs, UN agencies to raise the profile of WVL.

  2. Ensure that the communication, reporting and representation of WVL with WV Support Offices, international donor organizations, and major donors is of the highest quality and transparency (from self and other key WVL staff)

  3. Carry out additional responsibilities as assigned by Country Program Director.

EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience, required, especially in Project Management related, relevant Master’s degree desirable.

  • 7 yearsexperience in international humanitarian development, including at least 5 years in project management positions preferred.

  • Previous Experience in project management skills

  • Previous experience managing medium to large scale grant funded projects

  • Previous experience working in multi-project management

  • Previous experience in project planning and implementation

  • Good communication and problem solving skill

  • Demonstrated ability to manage international development projects in complex political/ cultural environments

  • Proven ability to manage and lead large, multi-disciplinary teams

  • Knowledge of donor requirements for grant funded projects, including policies and regulations

  • Proven experience in stakeholder management including working with host-country professionals, government ministries and donors

  • Strong financial management skills

  • Strong oral presentation and report writing skills

  • Proven of coaching and team leading skills

  • Fluency in English

  • Good computer skills and email

Work Environment: The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40%of the time.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTER and CV to the address below. Please indicate the POSITION TITLE. Deadline for application is 25 November 2019, however applicants are encouraged to apply early as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the position will close early if a suitable candidate is found.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mail: People and Culture Department

P.O. Box 312 Vientiane 01005

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.wvi.org/laos

Technical Project Coordinator - TTC

WORK LOCATION- PAK OU DISTRICT, LUANG PRABANG PROVINCE

Position purpose:

This position is to plan and implement the technical program models to contribute to achieving the Project outcomes.

Position Context/background:

World Vision International – LAO country strategy FY2019-2021focuses on key ministry priorities for child well-being namely Nutrition, Education. The Technical Specials and Provincial TP manager aim to ensure that technical support is brought closer to the field operations implementing programmes.

Technical Programmes are national or sub-regional level programmes implemented by World Vision in multiple geographic locations within a country. TPs are comprised of evidence-based practices and models previously identified, defined and prioritised through a strategic process and documented in a Technical Program (TP). TPs are designed to ensure National Offices (NOs) achieve World Vision’s mission, and the NO strategy, which includes the highest impact for the well-being of children, in accordance with relevant TP and NO strategic objectives and integration of relevant supporting approaches (SA).

The Technical Project Coordinator (TPC) is responsible for the implementation of the Technical Programme Models. H/She will be working with Provincial TP Manager to establish and maintain the programme quality. This person will be representing WVI-LAO to technical networks at district level and engaging in advocacy relevant to TP objectives, using credible M&E and evidence from TP implementation, and providing capacity building of TDF and partners.

Key Objectives of Job: The position is accountable for the following:

1. Plan and implement the technical project model log-frame and LEAP budget following the TP quality standards and requirements.

2. Provide technical capacity building and coaching/mentoring to project partners and relevant stakeholders.

3. Represent of WVI-L in advocacy and external engagement as leading organization technical programs at district level.

Major Responsibilities of Job:

1. Technical Project Model Adaptation & Implementation

  • Work with Provincial Team and Project Partners to adapt the technical project implementation to community context.

  • Implement the technical project log-frame within the agreed design and budget.

  • Develop, review and update annual, semi-annual and monthly budget and detail implementation plan.

  • Work with CE Coordinator and TDF to identify and mitigate risks/issues to ensure quality implementation of technical project models.

  • Work with TDF to organize training and ongoing coaching/mentoring on technical project model/curriculum to project partners.

  • Lead reflection and learning of technical project models implementation for ongoing feedback and improvement.

  • Coordinate and participate in WVI-L technical program/project learning networks to share experiences and lessons learnt with the evidence.

    2. Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

  • Work with DME team and TDF team to develop a monitoring plan; conduct spot-checks, reflect the project models implementation and carrying out the plan.

  • Organize TP baseline

  • Use standardized TP monitoring tool and its appropriate assurance.

  • Analyse and disaggregate data in order to track the progresses on working with MVC.

  • Train and engage project partners and key stakeholders in project monitoring and learning.

  • Track technical project model spending and variance explanation against budget plan.

  • Provide monthly, semi and annual progresses report to Provincial TP manager, Technical Specialist and CE Coordinator.

  • Prepare and compile project model data for child well-being report.

  • Prepare documentation of relevant technical project model as requested.

    3. Advocacy and External Representation

  • Represent WVI-L at District/village levels to promote technical model and strengthen collaborative relationship.

  • Implement TP’s advocacy components to influence local policy implementers/decision makers at district and/or village levels through use of the evidence-based.

  • Participate in implementing TP Advocacy components at provincial/District level

    4. Team Work and Integration

  • Actively participate as a member in learning, training and spiritual nurture.

  • Orient/train TDF’s on technical project model.

  • Share plan and integrate/synergize technical project activities.

    EDUCATION: Degree in Public health, Nutrition, Agriculture/Food Security.

    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Good understanding nutrition status in community context.

  • Technical knowledge in maternal, child health, food security/ nutrition.

  • Clear understanding on Nutrition Program including Nutrition models and approaches.

  • Basic knowledge on nutrition data collection and analysis.

  • Knowledge of community participatory advocacy models

  • http://www.wvi.org/resources

    EXPERIENCES

  • 2 years’ experience in the technical area of Nutrition, Food Security, Maternal and Child health.

  • Experience in working with community based approaches and models: CIMCI, BFCI, IYCF, CMAM, Savings Group (SG), LVCD, BSL.

  • Experience conducting and assisting nutrition/food security surveys

  • Strong experience in project implementation and Design Monitoring and Evaluation.

  • Experience managing project across a large geographic area within district.

  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with local government and NGO partners and stakeholders

  • Experience nutrition related advocacy campaigns and activities

  • Experience in working on behavioral change and communications

  • Proven experience in project coordination, including financial management and monitoring and evaluation.

  • Experience in handling training and workshops for groups and communities( including coaching and mentoring)

    Common Knowledge and Skills across Technical Project Coordinators:

  • Willingness to learn and be pro-active about personal professional development

  • Good organizational and coordinating skills

  • Ability to pro-actively influence, network, and collaborate with local level government and NGOs

  • Good communication skills in Lao and English (written and verbal)

  • Ability to demonstrate problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills (including facilitation)

  • Thorough knowledge and ability of MS Office

  • Ability to demonstrate project management and foster a collaborative, team oriented atmosphere

  • Integrity, honesty, and accountability to both the team and the community

Work Environment: Willingness to stay in the communities.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTER and CV to the address below. Please indicate the POSITION TITLE. Deadline for application is 31 October 2019, however applicants are encouraged to apply early as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the position will close early if a suitable candidate is found.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mail: People and Culture Department

P.O. Box 312 Vientiane 01005

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.wvi.org/laos

WVV AP Development Facilitator - District 4, Hochiminh city

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, World Vision’s (WV) work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 19,000,000 (FY17) with funding from 16 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and Private Non Sponsorship (PNS)/Grants (30%). World Vision International-Vietnam employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In 2019, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programs (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh, Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Hung Yen, Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam, Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s APs focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

To manage the technical projects in assigned communes

ROLE DIMENSIONS:

1.Community Engagement and Sponsorship: (Time spent: 50%)

Planning:

Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and

local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children

Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based

development approach

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans

Monitoring:

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

Child participation and protection:

Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the

community

Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

MVC inclusion:

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical

project interventions/ models

Document best practices, lesion learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

Micro projects:

Strengthen community based groups the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

Sponsorship integration:

Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes as per sponsorship standards

through the SR volunteer network

2. Program Management in assigned communes: (Time spent: 50%)

Implementation of Technical Models

  • Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms..) and tools

  • Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

  • Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, environment, disability) in all project activities whenever appropriate

  • Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

  • Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

  • Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned communes

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned commune

KNOWLEDGE – SKILL – ABILITIES

1. Education

Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

2. Knowledge & Skills

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

  • Good English skill.

  • Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  • Ability to lead own learning and development

3. Experience

  • At least 2 years work experience in community development.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach would be an advantage.

  • Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities

4. Work Environment

  • Based at district level

  • Working in team environment and under minimum supervision

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department – Ms. Phan Xuan Phuong

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi,

Tel: 024.39439920 (ext.123)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV Zonal Technical Program Officer - Nutrition - South zone

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, World Vision’s (WV) work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 18,000,000 (FY18) with funding from 16 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and Private Non Sponsorship (PNS)/Grants (30%). World Vision International-Vietnam employs about 420 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In 2019, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programs (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh, Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Hung Yen, Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam, Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s APs focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

In alignment with the three ministry strategic objectives World Vision Vietnam implements three Technical Programs (TPs): Child Protection, Nutrition and Livelihoods. Technical Programmes are national or sub-regional level programmes implemented by World Vision in multiple geographic locations within a country. They employ evidence-based practices and models previously identified, defined and prioritised through a strategic process and documented in a Technical Approach (TA). TPs are designed to ensure National Offices (NOs) achieve World Visions mission, which includes the highest impact for the well-being of children, in accordance with relevant TA and NO strategic objectives.

Under each zone (6-8 APs), there are 3 Technical Program Officers: Nutrition/Child Protection/Livelihood and 1 Program Effectiveness Unit (PEU) Officer. The Technical Program Officer directly reports to Zonal Manager and has dotted line to the Technical Program Manager.

Under each AP, there are 6-8 staff, including 1 AP Manager, 1 Sponsorship Facilitator, 1 Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, 1 AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of all projects and program activities for around 2 assigned communes/wards in their AP (from assessment to planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition). DFs will be coached by the AP Manager programmatically and the Technical Program Officers technically.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • Provide technical support for the adaptation, implementation, monitoring and reporting of TP in the assigned zone and be accountable for the technical quality of the TP and cross cutting themes mainstreamed in the TP

  • Provide technical expertise and support to improve capacity of the AP staff and partners in the assigned zone in order to effectively deliver the TP

  • Advocate for the scaling-up of evidence based project models and multiply impact across different Aps and provincial level.

  • Contribute to ensure WV is a child safe organization through the implementation of the TP

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Strategic Direction (Time spent: 10%)

- Provide inputs from the field for development/ review, revision of respective Technical Approach, Technical Program, Area Program (AP) Plans, Child protection Policy and Project Models

- Provide input to TP Manager and Specialists on developing and standardizing Technical Guidelines/Training Materials for the implementation of Project models.

- Consolidate and analyze the monitoring data to come up with appropriate findings and recommendations to improve the technical quality

- Participate in the impact assessment/ operation research of Project Models

- Provide inputs to TP level reports

- Explore needs for further funding to address the burning problems faced by the children relating to Nutrition and to share with Technical Program Manager in order to propose these issues through Concept paper, proposals..

  1. Technical Support and Quality Assurance (Time spent 40%)

    - Develop and implement technical working plan for designed zone

    - Assist the AP (Including AP manager and DFs) to develop annual POA which relevant to AP plan and in alignment with NO technical approach

    - Review AP Plans, annual POAs and project models of the designated APs to ensure its alignment with National Strategy, TA, and TP

    - Provide technical support for AP staff in the implementation of TP, addressing and finding solutions to TP issues

    - Facilitate periodic monitoring, supportive supervision and reflection at the APs in the zone to ensure the quality of the TPs implementation

    - Provide technical support for design, implementation and evaluation of grant/ PNS projects in designated zone

    - Consolidate, review and validate and analyze data from AP before sending to PE Officer for compiling zone Indicators

    - Support the AP team to ensure that assessment, monitoring and planning processes have active participation of the parents, community people, children and key project partners. This might include reviewing the process, documents of assessment & planning of the APs in the zone

    - Review all the annual reports of the APs in the zone and provide feedback for improvement

    - Support Technical Specialist and Technical Program Manager to standard DME tools for baseline, monitoring and evaluation of the TP

    - Support zonal PEU Officer to introduce standard indicators and tools for baseline, monitoring and evaluation of the TP to the AP staff, so that these tools are disseminated to the local network for their use

    - Participate in the following key M&E activities scheduled by PEU in the designated zone which should include AP assessment, AP Design and AP Evaluation

    - Ensure that national KPIs related to Nutrition are reviewed, updated with accuracy periodically

    - Provide technical support for procurement and strategic sourcing (materials, consultants)

    - Manage project activities and budget for provincial level

    - Review and ensure accuracy and consistency of all LEAP 3 budget coding

    - Provide support to APs in implementation of nutrition management in emergency

  2. Capacity Building (Time spent: 30%)

    - Introduce the technical models to AP staff

    - Provide technical guidance to district/commune partners on project models

    - In consultation with Technical Program Manager and Technical Specialist, AP Manager to facilitate capacity building activities including TOT training for AP technical resource persons for contextualization and follow-up

    - In consultation with Technical Program Manager and Technical Specialist, AP Manager, Communication and Advocacy staff to document and share the best practices on Nutrition for the purpose of staff learning and development.

    - Build and enhance capacity for local Rapid Response Teams (RRTs);

    - Participate in building capacity with/for the NRRT

    - Be ready for deployment to lead/join emergency responses (when requested)

  3. Advocacy and Networking (Time spent: 20%)

- Build and nurture effective working relationship with technical departments at provincial level

- Document and disseminate evidences on the impact/ effectiveness of the relevant project models with the provincial level decision/policy makers for advocacy activities

- Work with APs and Zonal Manager to plan and allocate budget for advocacy activities at provincial level

- Implement and monitoring the outcomes of advocacy activities at provincial level while ensure the linkage between different levels

- Identify and raise emerging issues for advocacy

- Identify and share learnings, good practices, model from implementation for Technical Program - Manager and Technical Specialist for purpose of advocacy and replication.

- Represent WVV at relevant forums, meetings, working groups and workshops relating to Nutrition in designated zone.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS ABILITIES

  1. Education

    - Bachelors Degree in Health/ Nutrition or related fields.

  2. Knowledge & Skills

- Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management, demonstrated leadership and good management ability.

- Proven ability to provide coaching and deliver other capacity building activities.

- Ability to provide supportive supervision to assure the interventions’ quality.

- Ability to document and share best practice for replication.

- Good data analysis and reporting skills.

- Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

- Ability to communicate and relate effectively with a diverse range of people (i.e. project beneficiaries, Government officials, project partners, WVV staff).

- Good reading and report writing skills in Vietnamese and English.

- Good computer skills (word processing, excel, power point & email).

- Ability to work with a minimum of supervision, exercise judgment, meet deadlines and work under pressure.

- Strong ability to speak, write and read in both English and Vietnamese.

- Be willing to travel to the APs in designated zone.

3. Experience

- Experience in working with non-governmental organization.

- Proven experience in managing community projects

- Experience of and demonstrated ability to effectively network with a diverse range of multi-lateral, and government bodies;

- Experience in monitoring and evaluating projects and ensuring that recommendations are implemented.

4. Work Environment

- Work with a different teams and communities to provide the technical support

- Extensive travelling within the assigned zone (60% field based and 40% office based)

- Work with minimum of supervision

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department Ms. Phan Xuan Phuong

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi,

Tel: +84 24 39439920 Extension: 123

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV AP Bookkeeper - Son Tay, Quang Ngai

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, World Vision’s (WV) work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 18,000,000 (FY18) with funding from 16 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and Private Non Sponsorship (PNS)/Grants (30%). World Vision International-Vietnam employs about 420 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In 2019, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programs (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh, Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Hung Yen, Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam, Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s APs focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The position supports WV Vietnam to maintain high standards of financial stewardship and assist the AP Manager in maintaining the books of accounts and other financial records of AP & adhering to the financial standards of World Vision financial system to ensure accountability.

ROLE DIMENSIONS:

FINANCIAL POLICY COMPLIANCE:

  • Administrative financial services are provided to the project to ensure compliance, quality, accuracy and consistency of work in project implementation.

  • Consistent service delivery is ensured by collaborating and working closely with all of the team members of the Project.

  • All the day to day operational procedures in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, closure, audit, etc. are conducted in timely manner and in line with WV Policy and Procedure as well as Field Financial Manual (FFM).

  • The Project staffs are provided the necessary account analysis codes and assistance to correctly filled in and prepare cash advance, EER, payment request.

  • The project team is assisted in verifying quotations, procurement, service supply contracts for project- related activity.

  • Adequacy and correctness of the supporting documents ensured for payments and/or voucher preparation (using Voucher Interface) to ensure consistency with WV’s Policy and donor requirements.

  • The financial transactions are monitored regularly to maintain project financial account in place and in order.

  • The suppliers of the quotes/bids submitted for major purchases are randomly selected to verify the existence, nature of business (whether it’s related to the goods or services being asked to quote or bid), relationship of the supplier with the staff of the project and reasonability of amount quoted.

  • The quality of the goods and services delivered to the beneficiaries is verified by conducting random visit to the project sites.

  • WV accounting policies and procedures are communicated to all staff and relevant partners.

BUDGET MANAGEMENT & FINANCIAL REPORTS

  • The Project Manager is assisted in planning and developing project budget in line with the Plan of Action and log frame.

  • The financial reports cover memo prepared with variance explanations, Advances & Payables Aging Analysis (IA 264 & IA 269), the asset register updated, the bank reconciliation performed and sent on time to the Cluster Finance Officer for posting.

  • The Sunsystem generated financial reports are reviewed with assistance of Cluster FO and NO FO for any non-project related expenses, discrepancies and irregularities from the project finance manual.

  • The Manager is provided with the necessary management financial report as and when required and adhering to the standards/templates required by donor.

FILING

  • Filing system of key documents is established and maintained (in hard copy and soft copy) and in line with audit requirements.

  • All financial and other records required for audit purposes are maintained, and assistance provided in regular auditing of the Project.

KNOWLEDGE – SKILL – ABILITIES

Bachelor Degree;

Majored in finance/ accounting.

Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes;

Good time management and organizational skills;

Good interpersonal and communications skills;

Fair English, especially report writing skills;

Good computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email;

Ability and passion to learn about accounting

Experience in bookkeeping.

Work in a team environment

25% field visits are expected

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department – Ms. Phan Xuan Phuong

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi.

Tel: +84 24 39439920 – Extension: 123

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

Monitoring & Evaluation Lead, Nepal

*Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation Lead for the proposed USAID/Food for Peace -funded multi-year Emergency Food Security Program (EFSP) in Nepal.

The Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Lead will be responsible for developing and implementing an M&E system and plan, including a database to store and aggregate collected data. The M&E lead should have extensive experience in designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation systems as they are practiced in the context of humanitarian response, longer term early recovery and DRR type programs.

S/he will also provide technical guidance and supervision of sub-grantees and/or sub-contractors on Monitoring and Evaluation related issues.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Refine and implement the project monitoring and evaluation strategy, and recommend any possible changes based on the lessons learned.

  • Set up operational arrangements for collecting, analyzing, and reporting project data, and for investing in capacity building, to sustain the Monitoring and Evaluation function.

  • Coordinate with communities, service providers, and local governments, consortium members and donor representative to reach agreement on the M&E system set up and continuously review the M&E practice to ensure meaningful participation of stakeholders in improving the system.

  • Identify information requirements of components concerning planning, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Develop and ensure that the established guidelines on project monitoring and evaluation for different project components are respected by WV team as well as consortium members in alignment with the agreements reached. Coordinate with World Vision staff and sub-grantees staff on meeting the monitoring and evaluation requirements.

  • During the life of the intervention, review the performance indicators and reports produced by different stakeholders and suggest necessary changes.

  • Monitor and report on the performance of the project and suggest measures to improve the monitoring system.

  • Ensure timely and effective communication and information sharing between different stakeholders.

  • Serve as a liaison between the project team, consortium members, project participants and the donor representative to ensure harmonization, shared learning, collaboration and alignment of efforts in monitoring and evaluation.

  • At regional level assess training needs relevant to monitoring, evaluation and information management systems and provide, if required, training to local stakeholders.

  • Prepare TORs for special studies when necessary and participate in the recruitment of any potential consultant that will carry out the study. In collaboration with the COP, review and approve proposed study designs and oversee the work during the studies to ensure protocols are followed to meet internal and external validity requirements of that given study.

  • Review the final report of any study undertaken in the life of this intervention and ensure that the quality standards are met and conclusions are accurate.

  • Facilitate processes according to which consortium members, relevant government representatives and donor representatives are collaborating, reflecting on the M&E data, drawing lessons learned and making recommendations to project leaders for further improvements and adaptations in project implementation for higher efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Prepare quarterly and annual reports, and assist in the preparation of the annual work plans for all consortium members.

  • Ensure that data audits are planned for and are performed on regular basis. Lessons learned are drawn and shared and course correction is undertaken to continuously improve and strengthen the M&E system.

  • Supervise staff that report directly to this position. Conduct regular coaching and implement the Performance Development Management system.

  • Work with the Strategic Coordination and Learning Adviser to ensure high quality, coordinated, and demand driven learning, knowledge management and capacity strengthening activities.

  • Conduct regular field visits to monitor implementation, to ensure compliance with operational procedures and assess progress as well as to deliver technical support to field staff, provide resources, and make clear recommendations on ways to strengthen the program and share learning across programs.

  • Perform other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A master’s degree in statistics or economics; or a degree in relevant field with substantial course work in quantitative methods with a minimum of five years of professional experience in designing and implementing M&E systems in the context of humanitarian response or DRR programs is required. Two years of applicable experience can substitute for a master’s degree.

  • Demonstrated experience in leading the M&E of a large award (multi sectoral and multi stakeholder US Government funded project).

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program preferably USAID Office or Food for Peace (FFP) policies.

  • Strong conceptual knowledge about ToCs, logic model, food and nutrition security indicators, M&E plans, data quality assurance, data utilization, and gender integration into M&E.

  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in developing and operationalizing a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plan.

  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in developing and operationalizing routine monitoring systems designed to track both output and outcome indicators.

  • Demonstrated expertise in designing annual monitoring surveys including annual beneficiary based sample surveys, probabilistic sampling strategy and estimating sample size, developing a proper sampling frame and establish appropriate weights, clean, process, store quantitative data.

  • Demonstrated expertise in designing qualitative studies, in-depth knowledge about qualitative sampling, and experience in using interview and interactive tools to generate qualitative information and analysis.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing data quality assurance strategies, data management, use of technology for getting just in time data and data visualization.

  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in data utilization strategies and ability to think creatively about active data sharing techniques.

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program Monitoring and Evaluation requirements, preferably USAID Office or Food for Peace (FFP) policies.

  • Familiarity with the Nepal context is a plus.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-culturally with diverse teams.

  • Ability to work with host-country professionals, ministries and with donor colleagues in country.

  • Strong verbal communication skills, strong presentation and report writing skills.

  • Ability to achieve results through partners.

  • Experience as a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist required.

  • Experience working with sub-recipients and contracts under grants for complex projects.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

  • Professional licenses, as required in the field and by the donor.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong management and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

  • Mentoring and facilitation skills.

  • Ability to network and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.

  • Experience working overseas in low-resource environments.

  • Experience using M&E MIS systems and technology to track program outputs and indicators.

  • Ability to use data analysis software such as SPSS, STATA, Epi Info, etc.

  • Previous experience with Emergency Food Security Program (EFSP) Development Food Assistance Programs (DFAP)s, Development Food Security Program (DFSA), Multi Year Assistance Programs (MYAP)s, and/or Development Assistance Programs (DAP)s is preferred.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Mandatory travels to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

Chief of Party, Nepal

*Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision seeks a Chief of Party (CoP) for the proposed USAID/Food For Peace -funded multi-year Emergency Food Security Program (EFSP) in Nepal.

The COP will be responsible for the overall management and representation of the activity. For management, the COP must have proven leadership skills managing projects of a similar size and scope in developing countries. The COP must have prior experience effectively managing humanitarian or DRR activities. The COP should have demonstrated experience recruiting, developing, and managing staff, as well as experience managing programmatic and financial reporting. The Chief of Party (CoP) will serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor and local government entities.

The CoP shall have a keen understanding of the unique political dynamics and work collaboratively to support the various entities in Nepal.

S/he will manage a team of senior staff, sub-recipients, and engagement with stakeholders to ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the cooperative agreement. The CoP is expected to have strong leadership qualities and management expertise.

S/he also provides strategic leadership and supervision of sub-grantees and sub-contractors while ensuring the security, feasibility, and sustainability of the program and contribution to Child wellbeing outcomes.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct and oversee program implementation, ensuring that all strategic objectives are met through proper design, staffing, implementation and quality assurance.

  • Ensure appropriate project quality support to consortium members through purpose leads.

  • Oversee that bottlenecks and challenges to project impact are addressed at various levels of stakeholders using forums such as Technical Working Groups, General Body Meetings and meetings with consortium member project managers.

  • In collaboration with partners' Project Managers, design and facilitate regular project learning events with consortium partners and other key stakeholders, ensuring that lessons of sound practice are documented and disseminated through project implementation and review.

  • Supervise a team of senior level international and national staff with skills across a diverse set of technical areas.

  • Ensure proper technical capacity of staff to manage complex donor funded projects.

  • Lead Program staff and short-term consultants.

  • Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems. Submit timely accurate and professional reports that meet donor requirements.

  • Ensure program budget is managed within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and Support Office staff.

  • Ensure program expenses are reasonable, allocated as per assigned budget, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure low risk audits.

  • Liaise with local government officials, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders as appropriate.

  • Perform other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A master’s degree in development studies, international relations, agriculture, nutrition, public health, business administration, or related field combined with a minimum of seven years of progressively increasing management responsibility in international relief/recovery/DRR projects is required. Two years of applicable experience can substitute for a master’s degree.

  • Proven ability to manage technical teams.

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program requirements, preferably USAID Office of Food for Peace (FFP) policies, rules and regulations.

  • Proven ability in the management of large integrated projects in developing countries.

  • Familiarity with USAID programs, their history and their development; mastery of USAID regulations governing such programs.

  • Experience working/living in hardship conditions. Familiarity with the Nepal context is a plus.

  • Ability to integrate teams of professionals around common goals.

  • Demonstrated accomplishment in working with host-country professionals, ministries and with donor colleagues in country.

  • Strong verbal communication skills, strong presentation and report writing skills.

  • Ability to achieve results through partners.

  • Experience of leading large and diverse teams.

  • Experience in leading and managing large grants/cooperative agreements in a complex environment.

  • Experience as a Chief of Party/Program Director or senior expert advisor required.

  • Experience managing sub-receipients and contracts under grants for complex projects.

  • Fluency in English.

  • Professional licenses, as required in the field and by the donor.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortia is preferred.

  • Previous experience with Emergency Food Security Program (EFSP) Development Food Assistance Programs (DFAP)s, Development Food Security Program (DFSA), Multi Year Assistance Programs (MYAP)s, and/or Development Assistance Programs (DAP)s is preferred.

  • Experience working with the UN cluster system is a plus.

  • Familiarity with and commitment to addressing gender equality in project sectors is required, as demonstrated by at least two years of senior-level experience working on projects that addressed gender-related constraints.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Mandatory travels to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

  • May include travel to the United States WVUS Washington DC Office to meet with donors and other stakeholders.